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News Release

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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Attempted Murder in Northridge NR21042wc

Northridge: The Los Angeles Police Department's Devonshire Area detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an attempted murder suspect.

On February 2, 2021, around 4:35 p.m., Devonshire Area officers responded to a radio call of "shots fired" at the 8500 block of Reseda Boulevard. After officers arrived they discovered a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was shot during an attempted car-jacking.

The victim was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to a local area hospital and is in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, black hair, unknown eye color, 5'00", 160 lbs, 25-30 years old. The suspect was last seen wearing a brown plaid long- sleeve shirt, dark pants, and black shoes.


Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective D. Tumbleson, Los Angeles Police Department, Devonshire Division, at (818) 832-0609. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.